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. Ed(S): Arias, M.beatriz; Faltis, Christian J. - Implementing Educational Language Policy in Arizona - 9781847697448 - V9781847697448
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Implementing Educational Language Policy in Arizona

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Description for Implementing Educational Language Policy in Arizona Paperback. This book brings together scholars, researchers and educators to present a critical examination of Arizona's restrictive language policies as they influence teacher preparation and practice. The Structured English Immersion model prescribes the total segregation of English learners from English speakers and academic content for at least one year. Editor(s): Arias, M.Beatriz; Faltis, Christian J. Series: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. Num Pages: 216 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBWZ; CFDM; JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 210 x 147 x 7. Weight in Grams: 290.

This volume is a unique contribution to the study of language policy and education for English Learners because it focuses on the decade long implementation of “English Only” in Arizona. How this policy influences teacher preparation and classroom practice is the central topic of this volume. Scholars and researchers present their latest findings and concerns regarding the impact that a restrictive language policy has on critical areas for English Learners and diverse students. If a student's language is sanctioned, do they feel welcome in the classroom? If teachers are only taught about subtractive language policy, will they be able to ... Read more

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Channel View Publications Ltd United Kingdom
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Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
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About . Ed(S): Arias, M.beatriz; Faltis, Christian J.
M. Beatriz Arias is an Associate Professor of English Education in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University. She has edited several books and published scholarly articles on Latino students and educational policy, and has focused her research on equity issues for English Learners and Latino students and teachers. She has served as a Court Appointed ... Read more

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This thorough and passionate book offers a critical analysis of Proposition 203, Arizona's law seeking to eliminate bilingual education, and documents the grave impact it has had. Policymakers and voters as well as anyone concerned about the education of bilingual students should be required to read this book to understand the negative effects of restrictive language policies, and specifically the ... Read more

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